Island Transfers

Thevenard Island Guests
The Mackerel Islands operate a ferry service from Onslow to Thevenard Island, which is a 45 minute crossing, timetables are below. The boat departs from our private jetty at Beadon Creek. Secure car parking is available on the mainland (must be pre-booked). You can also book a scenic charter flight from Exmouth or Karratha to land on the island’s airstrip – please contact us for more details.

Direction Island Guests
A limited ferry service from Onslow to Direction Island runs on Tuesdays. Located 20 minutes by boat from Onslow, Direction Island guests can also take their own boat across. After checking in with our team based at the Onslow Beach Resort, launch from the public boat ramp at Beadon Creek, Onslow.

Ferry Services

TICKET PRICES
Adult $90 per person return
Child (3-12 years old) $60 per person return
Infant (0-2 years old) Free

BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL!
Please ensure you have pre-booked your ferry tickets prior to arrival and have confirmed your departure date/time with the Mackerel Islands Reservations Team on [email protected] or +61 8 9184 6444.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION
The below boat transfer timetable is intended to be used as a guide only and is subject to change. Services may be changed or substituted at short notice, due to weather conditions, passenger numbers and operational requirements. Additional services may be available for special events and long weekends.

Timetables
Valid November 2019 - March 2020

DEPARTING ONSLOW

   
DayDeparture TimeArrival TimeFromTo
Tuesday13:3014:15OnslowThevenard Island
Friday12:3013:15OnslowThevenard Island
Sunday12:3013:15OnslowThevenard Island

DEPARTING MACKEREL ISLANDS

DayDeparture TimeArrival TimeFromTo
Tuesday10:0010:45Thevenard IslandOnslow
Friday10:0010:45Thevenard IslandOnslow
Sunday10:0010:45Thevenard IslandOnslow

Timetables
Valid April 2020 - December 2020

DEPARTING ONSLOW

DayDeparture TimeArrival TimeFromTo
Tuesday13:3013:50 (DI)

14:15 (TI)

OnslowDirection Island & Thevenard Island
Friday18:1519:00OnslowThevenard Island

DEPARTING MACKEREL ISLANDS

DayDeparture TimeArrival TimeFromTo
Tuesday10:00 (TI)

10:25 (DI)

10:45

Thevenard Island & Direction IslandOnslow
Friday10:0010:45Thevenard IslandOnslow